Site of Medieval Pillory by the Town Hall

Description of this historic site

Documentary evidence suggests that this was the site of a Medieval pillory, a wooden frame through which the head and hands of the offender were clamped, inviting ridicule. The site is at the intersection of High Street and Sheep Street. Stratford upon Avon.

Notes about this historic site

1 The pillory stood at the crossing at the Town Hall, between High Street and Chapel Street in 1328.

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